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• Business of the Year: St. Louis De Montfort School • Small Business of the Year: Express Employment Professionals • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Herbal Art • Employee of the Year: Jenny Bruce • Lifetime Achievement: Bert Cook (Fishers Do It Center) The complete article about the 2012 Pillar Awards winners can be found online at www. currentinfishers.com.
Lindy Miller, longtime Fishers Do It Center employee, accepted the award on behalf of Bert Cook. Conner Prairie reports sixth year of balanced budgets – Reporting 218,063 visitors in 2011 – and a 23 percent increase in attendance in June 2011 over June 2010 – Conner Prairie marked its sixth year of balanced budgets since becoming an independent organization. For more information about Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, visit www.connerprairie.org. County pantries receive 23,000 pounds of food – Hamilton County Harvest Food Bank Inc. reported county school food drives brought in more than 23,000 pounds of food for pantries this year. Participating schools were New Britton, Thorpe Creek, Orchard Park, Forest Dale, Carmel, Durbin, Prairie Trace and West Clay Elementaries, Pebble Brook Preschool and Carmel Middle School. Hamilton County Harvest Food Bank can be contacted at P.O. Box 881, Noblesville, IN 46061, or online at hamiltoncountyharvest@ gmail.com.
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Council reelects Faultless president, Colby vice president By Jordan Fischer • email@example.com
Scott Faultless will serve his 12th consecutive year as president of the Fishers Town Council after a 4-3 vote for his reelection Monday night. Mike Colby, who served as vice president of the council last year while finishing the remainder of former councilor Charlie White’s term, will continue as vice president in what has traditionally been a two-year role. “The council, as a whole, has delivered public service to the community that has been nationally recognized by repeated, objective assessments and awards,” said Councilor Stuart Easley, who nominated both Faultless and Colby for reelection. “And Scott Faultless has been the town council president during this exceptional period. His contributions and service merit reelection as president.” Faultless downplayed the election at Monday’s town council meeting, releasing a statement afterward.
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Brizzi, Officials react to verdict in Charlie White trial – In the days following the guilty verdict on six of seven felony charges against former Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White, Current talked to local and county officials to get their reactions. “I’m not surprised by any jury trials,” said Fishers Town Council President Scott White Faultless, who spoke supportively of White to media during the trial. “I respect the jury system. If that’s what the facts showed, then they did their job.” CPAAA scholarship now available – The Fishers Citizens’ Police Academy Alumni Association is again offering a $1,500 scholarship to either a Fishers High School or Hamilton Southeastern High School senior with a minimum GPA of 2.5 who expresses a Jake Blass, left, 2011 scholarship strong interest in the winner with Fishers Police Dept. field of criminal justice. Officer Jamie Alvis. (Submitted photo) To qualify, a student must be accepted to a university and plan to attend fulltime. The student must demonstrate school leadership, community commitment and contributions to society. A handwritten essay indicating why the student has chosen a law enforcement-related career and two letters of recommendation from a teacher, coach, counselor and/ or community leader are also required. Applications are available from guidance offices at both high schools, or online at www.fpdcaaa.org/scholarship. Fishers Parks & Rec to offer co-ed adult softball – Fishers Parks & Recreation is excited to offer Co-Ed Adult Softball Leagues, starting spring, 2012. Registration for both the Competitive and Recreational Leagues is now underway and ends March 30. League play will also be offered this fall. The cost for residents is $374 per team, and for non-residents, the charge is $561 per team. Residency is based on team captain. Please see www.fishers.in.us/parks/co-ed_adult_softball for more information, or contact Amanda Jackson at 595-3156 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We asked, you answered. Here are the results from the recent online poll question: “Do you support a bill passed by the Indiana House which would allow schools to teach creationism in science classrooms?” No, creationism should not be in science classrooms – 50 percent (8 votes); Yes, I think creationism should be taught alongside evolution – 50 percent (8 votes). To vote for the new online poll question – “Have you participated in a past Relay for Life event?” – visit www.currentinfishers.com.
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The Fishers High School drumline was one of four chosen to perform at the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show (Submitted photo)
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Members of four different high school drumlines in Indiana were chosen to be part of Madonna’s Super Bowl XLVI halftime show: Fishers, Center Grove, Avon and Franklin Central High Schools. When students of FHS were informed they had been selected, they were instructed to keep the news confidential. It was not until Madonna went on air and made a statement she would have a drumline in her show that members were allowed to inform friends. Still, they could not give specific details pertaining to the performance. “(The atmosphere was) very strict, very fast paced and nerve wracking. A lot of people from all over the world were there choreographing, dancing and singing,” said 18-year-old Mark McCabe of Fishers. Rehearsals began just two weeks before the Super Bowl and increased in length and intensity as the performance date approached. Students had to leave from school early in order to arrive
at Lucas Oil Stadium on time for rehearsals. The day of the game, members of the drumlines arrived half an hour prior to performance time, and as soon as the show ended, they were escorted home. “It was the fastest 12 minutes of my life,” said 17-year-old Joshua Ambrose. “We had to get dressed as fast as possible, and then we ran down in tunnels under the field. While they assembled the stage, we were rushed up, and when the show began, it was the loudest thing I’d ever heard in my entire life.” Members of the FHS drumline agree performing at the Super Bowl was a great experience that will leave a lasting impression. Most could not pull out a singular moment; the experience as a whole was too overwhelming. “We all walked on stage and we were astounded. Everyone was talking about how they had a huge rush of adrenaline,” said 15-year-old Briana Ogiego. “I would not say there was a favorite part (for me), but it makes me proud of myself, and I am probably going to remember this for the rest of my life.”
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HSE’s Harris named 2012 All American By Erin Leonhard • firstname.lastname@example.org
Hamilton Southeastern High School shooting guard Gary Harris will play in the 2012 McDonald’s All American High School Basketball Games, the fast-food giant announced Thursday. Harris, one of nearly 600 high school seniors nominated for the team, will join 24 boys HSE’s Gary Harris will play and 24 girls from around the in the 2012 McDonald’s All American High School Basketnation selected ball Games (Photo by Hannah to play. Davis) “This has been a really good year for me,” Harris said prior to the announcement. “From the way I’ve been playing lately, and the way I’ve played previously, I think I have a really good chance of making it. We’ve been winning games, so I’m trying to end my senior year on a good note.” The players were nominated by high school coaches, athletic directors, school principals and members of the McDonald’s All American Selection Committee. “It’s such an honor to be able to play and be a part of that game. I just want to experience it,” Harris said. “Ever since I started basketball, it’s been one of my goals.” Harris, who has been playing basketball since he was 3, earned the title of top shooting guard in the nation from ESPNU this year, a TV channel that specializes in college sports. His team is ranked first in the state and 31st in the nation. Despite the pressure to stay on top, Harris credits his parents with helping him make decisions throughout his senior year. “Both of my parents have been there for me. My mom Joy played college basketball and played in the WNBA, so she’s been through all the stuff I’ve been going through,” Harris said. “It’s been really good to have someone there to reassure me and just help me out when I’m struggling.” Harris looks forward to competing with the best basketball players from around the country, possibly even some future NBA greats. Several esteemed basketball players began as All American athletes, including Kevin Garnett, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. The All American Game will broadcast live on ESPN on March 28 at 7 p.m. from the United Center in Chicago. Ticket sales will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana. 6 | February 14, 2012
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Westboro Baptist Church pickets local churches By Brianna Murphy and Kourtnee Hamilton email@example.com
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kan., traveled to Indiana on Feb. 5 to picket at central Indiana churches, as well as at Lucas Oil Stadium. Counter protesters traveled from various towns to oppose Westboro at all of the locations. From 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., protesters stood at the edge of the East 91st Street Christian Church’s property, holding vibrantly colored signs showing their religious messages. Counter protesters congregated on the opposite side of the street. “I think what the Westboro Baptist Church stands for is something that has to be protested,” said 19-year-old Timothy Cox of Franklin. “I’ve seen their Web site and looked them up on YouTube. They need to know hate won’t save.” Cox stood alongside Taylor Childs, 16, and Kyle Casteel, 17, who both traveled from Mooresville, to be a part of the counter protest against WBC. The teens made their own signs they brought with them to the picket. When board members of the East 91st Street church received word their church would be a picketing site on Super Bowl Sunday, a posting was made to inform other members about the events to take place that day. The message shared the reason for the protest against the East 91st Street church was because there was a female preacher at the church, which conflicted
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with the WBC’s beliefs. In order to protect church members that morning, board members blocked off one of the parking lots closer to the WBC demonstration, and encouraged churchgoers to use different entrances. Local authorities were also present throughout the expanse of the picket to ensure maximum safety for the members of the East 91st Street church. “I was aware of (the protest), but I didn’t let it affect my decision to attend. I came to worship,” said 51-year-old Fishers resident, Angela Erickson. After picketing at East 91st Street, the WBC moved to Carmel Lutheran Church, from 10 to 10:35 a.m. And finally, the last picket of the day was at Lucas Oil Stadium, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
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Back in the saddle! Brianna is a happy, healthy kid. But not long ago she stepped on a plant that punctured her foot and created a life-threatening infection. Her journey back to health started at MedCheck, then she was connected to her pediatrician and her pediatric surgeon at community Hospital North. Brianna’s parents and her entire medical team were connected and coordinated throughout her care with Community’s electronic health record. So her journey had a happy ending, and now she’s back to being a healthy kid again. Convenient, coordinated and comprehensive Community Health Network has been named one of the most connected health organizations in the country. Our electronic health records insure that your care is convenient, coordinated and comprehensive. The most complicated cases become collaborative because the entire team is instantly aware of every step that has been taken.
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Great teachers take every chance to be a positive influence to their students. For Jennifer Hull, the February Marco's Pizza Teacher of the Month, every day is a new chance to make a difference in the lives of her first-grade students at Sand Creek Elementary School in Fishers. “I really just like helping to make a difference and teach them a love and joy for learning,” said Hull. “Seeing them grow throughout the year and developing their skill is really rewarding for me.” Hull, 28, has been teaching first-grade math, science and reading at Sand Creek for four years. She says she always wanted to be a teacher for as long as she can remember, since her childhood. “I want students to love learning and to want that desire to learn, and be the best person they can be,” said Hull.
The teachers Hull had throughout her years in school have inspired her to do the same thing for her students that her teachers did for her. She says her biggest challenge is helping students who don’t enjoy reading, so she tries to maintain an active role in their studies by meeting with their parents to discuss ways she can help and maintain communication and involvement with the students. “They can be successful in life and at whatever they choose to do,” said Hull. “We want to show the students love and show them we care enough to make a difference.” To nominate an educator who goes above and beyond the call of duty for the Marco’s Pizza Teacher of the Month, send your name, phone number and 100-word summary of why you think your nominee is deserving of the award to Managing Editor Jordan Fischer at Jordan@ youarecurrent.com.
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Harlem Globetrotters guard Dizzy Grant talks about playing for the most famous team in basketball, and why he made Fishers his home
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Harlem Globetrotters guard Derick "Dizzy" Grant might play on courts around the world, but he calls Fishers home. The 29-year-old Princeton, N.J., native – who holds the peculiar distinction of being the first professional basketball player to hit a four-point shot (instituted as part of the Harlem Globetrotter’s routine in 2011) – passed through Indianapolis recently to speak to area students as part of the team’s C.H.E.E.R. for Character program, and to play against the Globetrotter’s perennial opponents, the Washington Generals. Grant sat down with Current to talk hoops, and about why he and wife, Carly, chose Fishers to make their home. I think the obvious first question is: How does one shoot a four-pointer? Grant: “We came up with the four-point shot last year. During the last three minutes of each half, an area 35-feet away from the basket on each side of the court activates. It adds a lot of energy and excitement to the game. (The shot) was tough at first … there were a lot of air balls. We were playing a game down at Disney World when I hit the first one. Now, I can shoot it no problem.” The Globetrotters are known for their ambassadorship in communities around the world as much as their ball-handling skills. You take time on top of the 270-game season to talk to school children as part of your C.H.E.E.R. for Character program. Where does the emphasis to go above and beyond the game come from? Grant: “We as Globetrotters take it as our responsibility to go around the community and help these children, because they are the future. If you go way back to when we started in 1926, there weren’t too many African-Americans playing sports. I think it started with us bringing the community together with basketball, and we still enjoy doing that. We embrace being ambassadors of good will.” You’ve been a Globetrotter for six years. How does one go about getting invited to join the team? Grant: “Everybody’s story is different. I had dreams and aspirations of playing professional basketball out of college. I ended up signing with the New York Nationals (also known as the Washington Generals), which is the team the Globetrotters play against. I had no idea how to do anything. I couldn’t spin the ball on my finger. It’s up to the veterans to teach the rookies how to handle the ball.” How much “globetrotting” do you actually do as part of the team? Grant: “We play internationally for two months out of the year. Something I didn’t realize is how much the Globetrotters are loved around the world. No matter where we go, we’re the home team. I always wanted to see the Great Wall, and now I’ve been three times.” Your wife, Carly, played ball at Pendleton Heights High School, but you’re a New Jersey native. What made Fishers stand out as the place to make your home? Grant: “Fishers was the perfect location. It’s definitely a great place
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Hobbies: “I love bass fishing. When I’m home, I’m either at Geist or down at Morse (Reservoir) bass fishing.” Quote: “My mom always told me, aim for the moon, because even if I missed, I’d land among the stars.”
to raise a family. I lived in six different states growing up, and Fishers is by far my favorite place. It’s not too big, not too small. It’s the best of both worlds.” And when the two of you play each other … who wins? Grant: “She’s a great shooter. When we play, it’s her getting my rebound and me getting her ball out of the net. We’re expecting our first child in August. We don’t know if we’re going to have a boy or girl yet, but either way it will have two great coaches to teach it to shoot.” From your six years on the team so far, what sticks with you? Grant: “We played on an aircraft carrier … probably one thing that sticks out to me was entertaining troops over in Iraq. One of the funniest things is, I tell people I love fishing and they seem surprised that a basketball player likes that. I love what I do. I love my job. I love entertaining people around the world. But when I come home, I love it, too. It’s a win-win both ways.”
globetrotting Despite the name, the Harlem Globetrotters actually were founded on the south side of Chicago in the 1920s. Originally called the “Savoy Big Five,” the team was renamed the “Harlem Globetrotters” to indicate that the players were all black, since Harlem was seen as the nexus of black culture at the time. The Globetrotters didn’t actually play a game in Harlem until 1968. Originally a competitive team, the Globetrotters evolved into an entertainment-centered organization as players like Albert “Runt” Pullins and Inman Jackson began bringing their showboating flair and dribbling skills onboard. The team has had some very notable NBA players on its roster, however, including Wilt Chamberlain and Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton, who was the first black player to make the roster of an NBA team when he signed with the New York Knicks. Other notable honorary Globetrotters include Henry Kissinger, Whoopi Goldberg and Pope John Paul II.
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Commentary by Terry Anker
Organizers for the now-in-the-books Super Bowl XLVI (that’s No. 46 for those of us who have not kept up with our Roman numerals) are to be heartily congratulated for what seems regarded nationally as a standout. During these past two weeks, I’ve read with some attention the media perspective on central Indiana. Admittedly, when Allison Melangton, President and CEO of the Indianapolis Host Committee started encouraging folks to knit scarves for volunteers, recruiting school kids to write welcome notes to put in visitor’s hotel rooms and branding all manner and sort of thing “super” – “Have a Super Day” – “Participate in Super Cure” – and even go to the “Super Care Clinic” if injured or unwell – it occurred all this hospitality might serve to reinforce bigoted views of middle Americans as rube residents of Hooterville. And, yes, scores of coastal commentators begin their review of this year’s big game with remarks akin to, “It’s hard to believe Indy has
pulled it off.” Why is it hard to believe? Can’t they simply remark this was one of the best Super Bowls in years, without the ad homonym? Yet the very good manners I feared might expose to ridicule have been repeatedly mentioned with high praise. The homemade scarves are desired as a symbol of the warm welcome offered. The children’s notes have been pointed to in virtually every mass medium as a highlight of the visitor experience. How can folks be so stunned by common courtesy? Still as a routine writer of old-school thank you notes, I sometimes get cards from recipients thanking me for thanking them. Have we become so rude a simple handwritten message is coveted? Whatever the reason, I’m happy to see politeness getting kudos. In fact, I say to those behind the effort, have a super day. Terry Anker is an associate editor of Current Publishing, LLC. You may e-mail him at terry@ currentincarmel.com.
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Happy Valentine’s Day (or, if you prefer, Happy Hallmark Holiday). If you’ve made it this far into today’s paper, you probably noticed our resident mad scientist, Art Director Zach Ross, has been busy making a cleaner, more orderly, easier-to-read Current. You probably noticed our expanded Community section. Recently-conducted readership research told us you wanted more about what moves in your community, and now you have it. Overall, the changes amount to a subtle refreshing of your weekly newspaper. We like Zach’s handiwork; we hope you do, too. Also inside today’s paper are the debuts of two sections, one a weekly, the other an annual. Night & Day is our answer to independent readership research whose results called for a more focused spotlight on all things entertainment. Headed by Entertainment Editor Christian Sorrell, it will give you what you asked for each week, because you deserve nothing less. You’ll also find Summer Camps 2012 inside today’s paper. Jordan Fischer, one of our managing editors, did the heavy lifting on the inaugural edition. It aims to be as comprehensive and helpful as possible to parents making the call on their children’s summertime pursuits. When we make changes to our newspapers, it is not without thought. With very few exceptions – and we do mean very few – we have followed the research results (which really amount to your requests) to the letter. Doing so has led us to inroads we don’t believe we otherwise would have been able to make. So, to those who participated in the random sampling by the firm we hired, and to those who independently share their views with us, thank you for taking such an interest in your newspaper. Brian Kelly, publisher, and Steve Greenberg, general manager, are co-owners of Current Publishing, LLC. Write them at info@ youarecurrent.com.
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Stick a fork in it Humor by Danille Wilson
Iâ€™m used to being teased by my in-laws. My geriatric tendencies toward early dinnertimes, my defining red hair and the fact Iâ€™m the lone liberal in all of Indianapolis suburbia offers plenty of fodder for their mocking trough, and Iâ€™m usually happy to oblige. But I had to lay down the law the other night after being subjected to intense criticism regarding my choice of steak preparedness. I had just agreed to split the tantalizing South African lobster and filet mignon combo with a sister-in-law, when I suggested we order the meat medium-well. She scowled at me and replied, â€œMedium-well? Are you crazy? Thatâ€™s ridiculous.â€? Disappointed and without any other mealsharers, I ordered an individual 8-ounce filet, medium-well. The appalled server had to ask, â€œBut with a hot-pink center?â€? She asked twice for clarification, certain she misheard me. Of course this brief exchange garnered a whole herd of comments from those sitting near me, all along the lines of, â€œGeez, Danielle, why donâ€™t you just ask for shoe leather?â€? Calloused to such beef-inspired hostility, I ignored their remarks and anxiously awaited my dinner. A short while later, a perfect-looking steak arrived. When I cut into it, however, the center
was extremely red. So I did what any unsatisfied customer would do and sent it back, amidst cries of outrage and perhaps embarrassment from the table. I even overheard Dooâ€™s dad mumble, â€œIf she was going to order it like that, she should have ordered chicken.â€? I naturally called him out: â€œRandy, Iâ€™m going to enjoy my steak just as much as youâ€™ll enjoy yours, so let me order it how I want!â€? The â€œdamn itâ€? was implied. My meat returned, and once again, it was too raw for my liking. Begging the server not to spit on it or allow the cook to brand it with a swastika, I sent it back once more. Finally, on the third presentation, I received a steak prepared to my liking. Was my behavior obnoxious? I donâ€™t think so. Iâ€™ve tried to eat rare meat and simply canâ€™t do it without dry heaving. And when I dine out, I expect to get exactly what I order, especially if itâ€™s expensive. I know my in-laws appreciate this on some level (subconscious though it may be), even if they canâ€™t really understand it. Their teasing material was getting old anyway; it was time to beef it up. Peace out. Danielle Wilson is a Carmel resident and contributing columnist. You may e-mail her at danielle@ currentincarmel.com.
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Mary Ellen has signed up for another year of Prevention magazine. This pocket-sized monthly tells you how to prevent most everything except how to stop your wife from wasting another $24.95. The cover of the most recent issue caught my eye, claiming you can drop three pounds a week without exercise. I assumed Iâ€™d soon discover that to lose this weight required only giving up three little things â€“ like breakfast, lunch and dinner. But no, it was actually 100 methods to increase what they call your â€œcalorie burn,â€? or activities that help you shed some excess baggage. My own svelte physique is a result of my previous adherence to some of these suggestions, even without being aware of what I was doing. For example, No. 23 recommends you hide your remote so you have to stand up to change TV channels. Well, duh! Iâ€™ve been pawing through pillows, dead-lifting the sofa and shoving the easy chair on its side for decades looking for the darn thing. No. 73 urges you to get your Starbucks coffee â€œto go,â€? then walk briskly with your friends as you sip. Yes, and then you can walk another six blocks to the dry cleanerâ€™s. Friendliness is also an asset in your quest for a healthy lifestyle. Apartment dwellers should get acquainted with a person on another floor
and then, using the stairs, of course, visit as often as possible. I tried this back when I first got married. Mary Ellen didnâ€™t like the idea and neither did Colletteâ€™s boyfriend. Hereâ€™s a great one: Instead of sitting in that regular chair in front of your computer, buy one of those giant stability exercise balls to balance on while you work. Let me try it right now â€Ś I thknk therf may be somf drwbcks to sittinj that way whjle typinh. Finally, for pet lovers, play fetch with your dog every day. Am I missing something here? Shouldnâ€™t you be chasing the ball? Whoâ€™s the chubby one, anyway? Even though the article claims to list 100 examples, there are only 84. The author wants you to get up from the couch, go to the computer and log on to Prevention.com for the other 16. Be careful not to trip over the exercise ball! But if you do, make sure to walk to the emergency room.
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How many diet books do you own? More than five? Perhaps you have multiple shelves in your home with diet books. Just imagine if you could have lost all the weight in pounds that your diet books weigh! Despite all the books, the data and research into the chemistry of the body points to carbohydrates, and how much and how rapidly your body has to deal with it. Glycemic index and glycemic impact are the ways we measure how food and beverages affect your metabolism and body weight. Despite genetic variation, we are all subject to the laws of gravity, aging and sugar metabolism. Stress, hormones, exercise, sleep and other factors will also play their roles, but they respond to the sugar fluxes as well. So, what is the best diet book? Believe it or not, it is a cookbook. Learning how to change the way you prepare food is as important as
Friends make you overeat? – In a study published last week in the journal, “PLoS ONE,” Dutch researchers invited 70 pairs of women to dine together in a lab set up to look like a restaurant. The women, they found, tended to take bites of food at roughly the same time and mimic each other’s overall eating behavior. This mirroring was three times more common at the beginning of the meal than at the end, however, which suggests the women, who were strangers, may have been trying to make a favorable impression on each other. Researchers say the findings help explain previous studies showing people tend to adjust their food intake – up or down – to match that of their eating companions, and tend to eat more with others than when dining alone. -www.health.com
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Why is my agent pushing for an umbrella policy? INSURANCE Q&A by Ryan Samuelson
Question from Robby H. of West Clay: My insurance agent is always trying to sell me an umbrella policy. Is this something I should consider adding? It just seems like an extra cost. Response from Ryan Samuelson: It sounds like you have a good agent. I always encourage my clients to at least consider adding the extra layer of liability protection an umbrella/catastrophe policy will add. An umbrella policy is really all about having the peace of mind in knowing your family and assets are protected. There are many ways to end up with an umbrella claim, but the most common umbrella claim is an auto accident involving multiple injuries and very costly medical bills. The other common claim is an incident on your property that results in injury.
This is definitely a topic you should discuss with your independent insurance agent to make sure you are protected by a level of coverage you are comfortable with. Most people should be pretty comfortable with a coverage limit of $1 million, but limits more than $10 million are available if you are looking for higher limits. There are some things that make a claim more likely, such as having a pool, living on a lake, having a young driver and owning a boat/ATV/ snow mobile (basically anything fun). Instead of talking about prevention this week, I want to show a couple of claim scenarios to illustrate how an umbrella policy will work. Scenario one: The insured’s son was driving his car on a short road trip with a friend, the claimant. The car drifted off the road and into a phone pole when the son fell asleep at the wheel. The passenger was hospitalized for more than a month with broken bones and internal
Junk bonds paying handsomely – Based on risk premiums and expected default rates, high-yield bonds and leveraged loans are almost lavishly compensating investors for their respective default risks, according to Babson Capital Management. The high-yield bond default rate is approximately 1.8 percent, while the rate for leveraged loans is near a historical low at .4 percent. The average high-yield bond risk premium over Treasuries since 2000 has been 616 basis points, and net default losses have averaged 230 basis points during that time, providing an average default-adjusted spread of 386 basis points. If we assume this is the average excess spread, the market is implying a default rate of nearly 5 percent. -www.barrons.com
injuries. The hospitalization was followed by some time in a wheelchair, but he was able to walk again after six months of physical therapy. This claim cost $800,000, with $300,000 coming from the auto limits and $500,000 coming from the umbrella limits. Scenario two: The insured is having a summer barbeque and one of the guests step off the edge of a retaining wall, resulting in a spinal cord injury. He required multiple surgeries, an extended hospital stay and physical therapy. This claim cost $1.8 million, with $1 million coming from the homeowners limits and $800,000 coming from the umbrella limits. Ryan Samuelson is with Shepherd Insurance & Finanacial Services. Have an insurance question you need answered? Send it to email@example.com.
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I can’t think of a single time one of our custom home-improvement customers looked at a finished tiling job – whether floor or wall, kitchen or bath – and their first comment was, “Wow, that’s outstanding grout!” No, they notice the tile’s material, texture, color and pattern. They experience the positive energy of the tile’s visual, functional and design elements. They bask in the freshness of a new look and feel in an area of their home. They say, “Wow!” Grout, while critical to the appearance and function of a good tiling job, usually isn’t part of that initial “Wow!” equation. In fact, grout can be compared with basketball referees or baseball umpires: They are generally only noticed when they aren’t perfect. Early last summer, we redesigned and rebuilt a walk-in, tiled master bath shower in a very nice northside Indianapolis home. The finished shower (grout, too) looked great, was completed on time and on budget and the customers wrote a nice letter to Angie’s List … kudos to all. Then in December, the homeowners noticed the grout in their newly-tiled shower floor was disappearing in spots … big spots. They called us, we immediately traced both the materials February gardening tips – 1. Reinvigorate your houseplants by removing the top 1/4 inch of soil and topdressing with fresh potting soil. 2. Spider mites are apt to thrive in warm, dry houses. Frequent misting under the leaves of houseplants will discourage them. A solution of 1 cup flour, 1/4 cup buttermilk and a gallon of cool water, applied in a mist, is a good organic deterrent. 3. Houseplants will be sensitive to overfeeding at this time of year. Provide lots of sunlight, fresh air and frequent bathing for plants that seem a little worse for the winter. -www.almanac.com
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Where the trends are edgier Outdoor Living by Randy Sorrell
Curious what the edgy trends in luxury outdoor living are so you can fashionably participate? They will essentially be creative expansions of what we’ve enjoyed the last few years and can be broken into two categories. Macro The predominant macro trend continues to be the growth of outdoor rooms. Although that formality will likely grow, it’s the various components of outdoor rooms most are able to enjoy. What’s driving this fantasy with outdoor living spaces? Fun is! We’ve discovered there’s more to life than Facebook, iPads and “Dancing with the Stars.” We’ve rediscovered life outdoors, and that a little respite in the backyard with the occasional neighbor stopping by can be good for the soul, and genuinely improve our performance in other areas of life. So, expect to read/hear/see/do more about romantic pergolas, authentic stone patios, fire features of all sorts and the most critical element of outdoor enjoyment … year-round performing landscapes. Micro Details make all the difference, not only in life, but in outdoor living, too. A great patio without thoughtful landscape is simply a sterile playground of bricks. Add some of your own
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